Job Opening – Project Manager

Berry Consultants, a growing statistical consulting company that is the world’s leader in the design of innovative adaptive clinical trials, is searching for a Project Manager.  The successful applicant will play a key role in the growth and success of Berry Consultants projects across a world-wide client base that includes pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, as well as contract research organizations, non-profit patient advocacy groups, government organizations, and academic centers.  The Project Manager’s initial responsibility would include:
  • Coordination of all new projects at the initial client inquiry and request.  This includes setting up initial discussions with the potential client, creating project proposals, and assisting in the formation of a project team.
  • Tracking existing projects and workload across the scientific staff to assist in determining resource availability for new projects and opportunities, and areas where additional assistance may be needed.
  • For selected larger and high profile client projects or government grants that involve multiple statisticians and scientific personnel over several years with specific timelines and deliverables, provide complete project management leadership for the entire project.
  • Handle sporadic client and project demands including grant submissions, client audit requests, periodic business/client/project reports and forms, and any other needs of the client and project teams.
  • Berry Consultants expects this role and responsibility to grow as the Project Manager learns the industry, types of service provided, client relationships, and identifies additional areas of opportunity for project management leadership.  Hence, broader project management, software skills, a demonstrated ability to learn, organize, communicate, and have a passion for changing the world through science is highly desirable.

Qualifications & Essential Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of project management experience.
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, communication, and project planning skills.
  • Project and time management skills to prioritize, coordinate, and highlight key new projects to management that need additional follow-up and/or resources.
  • Ability to dual report for management needs, and prioritize all requests.
  • Needs very little supervision, and has the ability to work and lead cross-functional teams without any subordinates.

Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Experience within the pharmaceutical/medical/clinical trial industry.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified.
  • Experience with Project Management software.
  • Experience in client/grant proposal writing.
  • Website design/editing experience.

About Berry Consultants:
Berry Consultants is a statistical consulting company specializing in innovative clinical trial design, analysis, execution, and software solutions for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.  Berry Consultants’ primary services include designing adaptive clinical trials, conducting comparative effectiveness research such as decision analysis and meta-analysis, providing strategic operational excellence and knowledge of advanced trial implementation, supporting interim analysis and trial updates during the execution of adaptive trials, participating on Data Monitoring Committees, and licensing FACTS (Fixed and Adaptive Clinical Trial Simulator) software which is the most powerful, flexible, and fastest simulation tool on the market for advanced clinical trial design.  The Berry Consultants team has extensive experience in working with clinical investigators, scientific domain experts, FDA, and EMA in the design, simulation, and implementation of complex adaptive clinical trials that range from proof of concept studies to some of the most innovative multi-drug platform trials.
 
Location:
This position is located in Austin, Texas at Berry Consultants office headquarters.
 
Compensation:
Compensation is negotiable and will be based on qualifications.  Berry Consultants includes health and retirement benefit plans.
 
Application Procedure:
Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to jobs@berryconsultants.com.  This position will remain open until filled and may be filled at any time.
 
Legal Notices:
Berry Consultants is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or status as an individual with a disability or protected veteran.